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Brain Infection

My Brain Infection Left Me in Decades of Student Loan Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

I went to a community college about 22 years ago. In order to go I had to take out several loans in the last six months of my college life I became extremely ill. I contracted a brain infection that left me with no memory of what I even took in college.

Minnesota Boy Dies From Brain Infection After Swimming In Lake

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.10.2015 | Healthy Living

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A 14-year-old boy who developed a rare brain infection after swimming in a Minnesota lake died Thursday, his family said in a sta...

Amnesiac Cellist Stuns Doctors With Musical Memory

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

When an infection attacked the brain of a 68-year-old concert cellist and wiped out his entire memory back in 2005, doctors were shocked to discover h...

Tongue Piercings Could Lead to Severe Brain Infections

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

A CT scan and an MRI delivered the diagnoses with alarming clarity. The woman was suffering from a festering brain abscess in her cerebellum.